Animal Friends’ Year-End Campaign

Nov 16 2015

Dear Friend, If you know Animal Friends, you know that spaying/neutering pets is at the heart of our organization. For more than 20 years, we’ve been compassionately and proactively fighting pet overpopulation. For far too long, too many pets have …

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Chow Wagon Reaches 200,000 Pounds Delivered!

Dec 04 2014

The Animal Friends’ Chow Wagon has passed the 200,000 lb. mark in donations of pet food and treats to 23 food pantries and one Meals on Wheels’ group! Animal Friends’ goal is to constantly expand the assistance we give to …

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University of Pittsburgh’s Pitt’s People for Pets Donate to Animal Friends’ Chow Wagon

Jan 22 2014

When families fall on hard financial times, finding the means to provide for every family member, two- and four-legged, can be difficult.  Many times, pets are returned to shelters or cannot stay with their families because of financial difficulties.  Since …

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Urgent! Animal Friends Needs Donations of Cat Canned Food

May 03 2013

Animal Friends urgently needs donations of canned cat food for their shelter residents.In order to provide a consistent diet (and prevent upset stomachs) Animal Friends requests donations of ground or pate chicken or turkey cat food. All brands will be …

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Companies That Offer a “Matching Gift” Program

Jan 07 2013

Make your gift count…twice!  Here are just some companies that have a matching gift program available to employees. Aetna AIG Ally AMB Group, Inc. American Eagle Outfitters American Express Babson Capital Management Bank of America BP Brink’s Incorporated Broadridge Buhl …

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Animal Friends’ Chow Wagon Needs Your Cat Food Donations

Nov 16 2012

Animal Friends’ Chow Wagon was born 5 years ago to provide assistance to people and their pets. By partnering with local food banks, Animal Friends has been able to serve between 1,500 and 2,000 clients with monthly deliveries of food …

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In Memory of Andrew Guzzi

Nov 14 2012

Guest Blogger: Hannah Ketterman, Adoption Counselor I have been blessed with a life of little loss. Until recently, I had never encountered the passing of a close relative or good friend. My first experience came when I was a senior …

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Make a Double Difference with Animal Friends!

Oct 26 2012

Make a DOUBLE difference! Tomorrow, October 27th, is National Make a Difference Day and you can help our shelter residents by giving them a double gift! The Retail Store at Animal Friends has partnered with several companies to match certain …

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John Weinstein, PNC Bank and Pirates Charities Help Animal Friends!

Aug 22 2012

John Weinstein, Allegheny County Treasurer and long time Animal Friends supporter and board member, accepted a $5,000 PNC Achiever Award from the Pirates Charities prior to the first pitch of the season opener. When asked what charity would be the …

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Help Animal Friends provide music for our shelter residents!

Aug 15 2012

 We are all familiar with concept that animals respond to music and that it “soothes the savage beast.”  (Not that any of our animals are savage, but you understand our point).   It has been clinically shown that cats and dogs …

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